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Traditional mixture of red & green leaf lettuces that is very palatable. Ideal for children to grow and eat. Quick growing
Healthy to eat, quick growing salad leaf mixtures, supplied direct to you in easy to grow plugs. Each exciting nutritious variety we have to offer comes with several different plants in each plug!“Simply Salad” leaves regrow approximately every 3 weeks to enable you to “Cut and Come Again”Plentiful and delicious salad leaves to harvest throughout the summer season.
“Simply Salad” leaves grow abundantly and bring a welcome burst of colour to patio pots, wooden planters, greenhouse, window boxes and gardens. “Simply Salad” plug plants are a great starter kit idea for children to encourage them to ‘Grow Your Own’ from planting & nurturing to harvesting & eating! City Garden Mixed traditional mixture of red & green leaf lettuces that is very palatable. Ideal for children to grow and eat. Quick growing.
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Brand: Brookside NurserySupplied as: 10 Multiplant plugsHabit: MoundedEventual Height: Up to 30cm (12")Position: Sun or Partial ShadeSuitable for Patio Containers? YesHarvesting Period: April to SeptemberSpacing: 20-30cm (8-12")Botanical name: Lactuca sativa
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Securely rooted, strong plants in mini-plugs of compost. These are multi seeding per plug plant. Will need to be transplanted and grown for a short while before planting out ready to flower. Tender varieties will need protecting from frost. Compost volume around 3cm deep x 2cm square. Foliage height 1.5cm-5cm (depending on variety). Full growing instructions are provided.
Lettuce are quick growing and flourish in window boxes and pots or where space is an issue, and our range of ‘cut and come again’ Simply Salad Leaves do really well in hanging baskets too.
Within a few weeks you will be eating your own fresh salad crops.
*If you have a tunnel cloche, either glass or Perspex, lettuce can be planted into the ground a bit earlier as they will be protected from the harshest weather conditions.
Cutting the base off large clear plastic bottles works really well to use as individual covers for plants. This will protect them and keep them warm. On fine days you can unscrew the lids for ventilation.
* Slug and snail warning…. Pop some slug pellets down around young plants to avoid them being eaten, and check over every day. If you prefer a more organic approach, try putting a ring of sand/grit around your plants as they prefer not to travel across rough surfaces, but again check every day.
I don't know how you guys manage to grow such perfect seedlings. I bought these guys 2 years ago and I had amazing salads all summer - these plugs give a wonderful selection of leaves. Last year I tried to grow everything from seed in a propagater - it was a disaster! This year I'm back to your lil seedlings and when they arrived they just looked so cute! They're well packaged and everything arrived perfectly - this hasn't been my experience with other companies but everything I've bought from Brookside has always arrived looking healthy and has gone on to grow well. I've given up on seeds now and will just buy from you guys every year ♥
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